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think john boehner is the one who has the weight of the world on his shoulders in terms of trying to navigate a deal that, at the end of the date -- the day will not be a bad deal. not everybody will be happy with the deal. that is what dealmaking is about. we have to hope that it is the best deal possible for us. >> i would just add in terms of republicans, funding for education is caught up again in the bigger issue of the non- discretionary spending. i could be talking of how much money title one and pell grant program should get. our number one goal is to get rid of sequestration. there are republicans who are a bit champions of funding for special education for children with disabilities. it has been part of the more bipartisan progress. there is a program called impact aid, she does not help -- which does not help lower income people that much. many believe that lower education is a waste of money and we should get rid of it. we are fighting that group of members. >> we are actually hopeful for a deal. the president in his jobs bill called for funding for 100,000 new teachers.
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